Herkimer, New York: At the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains
The Adirondack Park is a six-million-acre natural sanctuary of public and private
land. The Park stands today as the country’s largest wilderness preserve outside
of Alaska! Well known for it’s four-season appeal, thousands of visitors flock
to the Adirondacks every year to visit the Fulton Chain of Lakes and the many
Did you know that Herkimer is just steps away from the Adirondack Mountains?
That’s right! The northern part of Herkimer County is located in Adirondack
Park with the county seat in the Village of Herkimer. The village of Old Forge,
probably the most popular tourist area in Herkimer County, is located in the
Northern section of the county. Old Forge is well known for the Enchanted
Forest Water Safari Park, which attracts thousands of visitors every year to the area.
The Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce has updated information on all of the Adirondack attractions and events going on